Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce


To be the Leader in supporting the needs & concerns of the Business Community


To be the Voice of Business…dedicated to the Vitality of our Community

The Portage & District Chamber of Commerce is an active, vocal organization, representing its memberships concerns. The Chamber promotes its position with a united voice in Community, Regional and Provincial issues.


1) As of noon yesterday, the Government of Canada’s $82b COVID-19 economic response plan has received royal assent.   2) The Government of Canada has enacted The Quarantine Act, mandating all international travellers returning to Canada to self-isolate for 14 days. Effective midnight tonight, Wednesday, March 25, CBSA agents will collect address information from all international …

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Posters for you to hang in your businesses

Click here for posters that the Province made that you can use in and outside of your business to protect you and your staff. We know there are businesses that continue to operate in this uncertain time. PLEASE keep yourselves and your staff safe.

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Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers

The Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers will allow eligible employers to reduce payroll deductions required to be remitted for March 18th to June 20th. Want to see if your business is eligible? Click here for information

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As of this morning, March 26, public health officials advise the number of lab-confirmed positive and presumptive positive cases in Manitoba is now at 36. Public health officials continue advising all Manitobans, including health-care providers, to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel (international/ within Canada.) There shouldn’t be any recreational, tourist, or non-essential personal travel.  …

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Canada’s Leading Business Organizations Call on Government to Protect Jobs and Postpone Non-Essential New Measures

Over 60 of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on governments to support a national effort to protect jobs and to postpone non-essential new measures. “Canadian businesses are ready and able to step up to overcome the challenge of COVID-19. We will work to ensure that Canadians have the food to feed their families, the …

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Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit for Manitoba Businesses – NOW AVAILABLE!

As employers, we’re operating in unprecedented conditions. At the Portage la Prairie Chamber, we’re working hard to compile and collect reliable and accurate COVID-19 information, updates relevant to Portage & District employers, and business continuity planning materials.   Our Provincial counterpart, the Manitoba Chambers, has created an employer preparedness toolkit to guide you during this challenge.  …

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